Main Street in down town Georgetown will be transformed into a miniature Christmas Village , shrouded in a unique atmosphere with thousands of lights, holiday trees, and the delicious smell of Guyanese Christmas goodies that will put you and your family into the perfect Christmas mood.
This festive holiday event includes a visit by Santa Claus as well as seasonal musical entertainment on all of the weekends in December, to add to the festive spirit of the season.
From the grand opening on Friday December 6th all the way through to December 29th, the area along the Main Street Avenue will reflect the original Christmas Village charm with holiday shopping atmosphere with more vendors, a Christmas market and an event space.
All are invited to gather on Main Street on Friday, December 6th at 17:00 hours for a spectacular presentation of cultural performances, caroling and delectable displays depicting the tastes, infusions, creations and colours of the true Guyanese Christmas; these include local fruit juices , mauby , sorrel and ginger beer (compliments of Nicky’s ) , pepperpot, garlic pork , black pudding , Spices (compliments of Mattai’s ) and much more!
Join Santa and his elves on this special day, as thousands will gather along the avenue to usher in the festive season and to connect with family and friends in this, the season of sharing.
After the grand opening this Friday, the exhibition along the avenue will be opened from December 13th – 29th and will make available to patrons Christmas Black Cakes, beverages, art and craft and will also feature a kids entertainment area; there will also be special give-aways.
Guyanese are being urged to come out in their numbers and to participate in this annual event organized by the Tourism, Industry and Commerce Ministry, and supported by companies includingGiftland, Courts, GT&T , Ashmins, Ansa Mcal, Banks DIH, China Trading and Corona.
According to the subject Minister, Irfaan Ali, Events like these certainly add a special flair to the Christmas season, and create the atmosphere for Guyanese to enjoy their favourite Christmas delicacies, traditionally sought after during this time of the year, more importantly it creates a wholesome environment for family and friends to gather.
Visitors gathering to commemorate and share the Christmas Village spirit can rest assured of safe and secure parking .